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❘❘❙❙❚❚ BLACK FRIDAY - CYBER MONDAY SALE [sale prices already applied] ❚❚❙❙❘❘

This yellow OKLAHOMA brooch - lapel pin or pendant is an upcycled piece from a 1940s J.K. Straus wood jigsaw puzzle map of the United States, and the wood brooch - wearable history pin is a great idea for a gift under $25! Were you born or raised or lived at some point in OKLAHOMA? If so, this is the perfect unique item for you to wear! Do you have a family member or friend with roots in OKLAHOMA? If so, this would be a unique gift to give that person.

The OKLAHOMA wooden map piece is in excellent condition, and a locking pin back has been securely fastened to the back, so that this piece of history becomes wearable. The size of the brooch [at widest/longest points] is 1-3/8" x 3".

You have the option to have this piece made into a pendant instead of a brooch (select your choice of a locking pin clasp or a jewelry pendant bail). There is no necklace chain included, and the jewelry piece is not waterproof (it has been sealed with an acrylic sealer to protect the vintage wood map piece, but is not waterproof).

This wearable history piece is from my pet-free and smoke-free home and has not been worn.
When you purchase this brooch - lapel pin , it will come packaged with cardstock containing a close-up picture of the Rand McNally - JK Straus information on the puzzle, as well as a brief history of the puzzle. This will let you, or the person you are giving this unique brooch - lapel pin to, know that this is a piece of American history that can be worn with pride.

The J.K. Straus Company was founded by Joseph K. Straus in 1933 in Brooklyn, NY. The family-run company made wood jigsaw puzzles. The puzzle that this piece came from was made in the 1940s, as the company used tan boxes and added a picture of the puzzle on the box top in the 1940s. The Straus Company closed in the 1970s, when the last family member retired.

Need a unique gift idea for a friend, colleague or loved one who is a US native? You undoubtedly have American-born friends, loved ones or colleagues who have roots in the US state they were born in, and they might really appreciate a unique & affordable gift that is a piece of wearable history. If you are a politician, you represent a certain state in the halls of Congress or the state Legislature, and you would stand out from your colleagues with a wearable history lapel pin of your state! I have hundreds of US State brooches/lapel pins available - all are upcycled wood puzzle pieces from 1887 through the 1970s era. If you go to the link for my shop and then in the search bar at top that is titled "This Shop", type in a state name, everything I have available for that state will appear in the search results.

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OKLAHOMA Brooch - Lapel Pin - Pendant / Upcycled 1940s Straus Wood Puzzle Piece / Yellow Wood Brooch / Wearable History Pin / Gift Under 25

$18.50 USD
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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: jewelry adhesive, vintage 1940s JK Straus wood puzzle piece, locking pin back clasp, please read ITEM DESCRIPTION DETAILS, jewelry bail top
  • Ships worldwide from Florida, United States
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